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Tina Fey, and 6 More Stars With Odd Middle Names

Meet Elizabeth Stamatina Fey

(Newser) - In honor of Middle Name Appreciation Day on Tuesday, People ran down 10 celebrities with odd middle names:
  • Tina Fey: Stamatina. Her full name is actually Elizabeth Stamatina Fey, and she got "Tina" from her middle name.
  • Elton John: Hercules. He was born Reginald Kenneth Dwight, but renamed himself,
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Timberlake Rocks Star-Studded SNL

JT becomes one of the Five Timers' Club

(Newser) - It was Justin Timberlake's fifth time hosting Saturday Night Live last night, and the singer brought his Suit & Tie to knock it out of a star-studded park, notes the Hollywood Reporter , which calls the episode "the biggest of 2013." In his opening monologue, he was joined... More »

Clueless Kathie Lee Asks Martin Short How Dead Wife Is

Get ready to cringe at Gifford's awkward gaffe

(Newser) - Oof: Kathie Lee Gifford had quite the awkward moment yesterday on the Today show, when she asked Martin Short about his relationship with his wife—not realizing, or remembering, that his wife died in 2010. "And he and Nancy have one of the greatest marriages of anybody in show... More »

Hollywood Manager Brillstein Dead

Powerful producer represented Belushi, helped launch SNL

(Newser) - Legendary Hollywood manager and producer Bernie Brillstein died last night at age 77. In a career that spanned 5 decades, Brillstein guided the rise of stars including John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, and Martin Short, the New York Times reports. He contributed to TV series like Saturday Night Live and The ... More »

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